Climate Sciences and the Climate Center of JPL
Feb. 16 & 17
Understanding the far-reaching effects of climate change and how to adapt to these effects is one of the great challenges facing society today.
Mar. 15 & 16
Humanity has been fascinated by the solar system’s second largest moon for hundreds of years; and we're sitting at a ring-side seat as Titan reveals its mysteries to us.
Gale Crater: Exploring the Mars Science Laboratory Landing Site
Apr. 12 & 13
The selection of Gale crater as the Mars Science Laboratory landing site took over 5 years, involved broad participation of the science community via five open workshops.
The Quest for Other Worlds Like Earth
May 10 & 11
This talk will cover many of Kepler's discoveries, including several planets orbiting two stars, and will try to explain how Kepler's discoveries help define humanity's place in the universe.
Melting Snows: The Threatened Lifeblood of the Western US
Jun. 21 & 22
JPL is developing the Airborne Snow Observatory and other systems to bring the nation to a mature monitoring of our snow resource to anchor cutting edge science and water management in an uncertain future.
The Power of Two: How Humans and Robots Explore Space
Jul 19 & 20
From robotic scouting missions, to space station construction, to opening the planetary frontiers, there has been a growing relationship between robots and humans.
Voyager's Interstellar Mission
Aug. 16 & 17
Approaching their thirty-fifth anniversary, the Voyager twins continue to send us data from the farthest reaches of our solar system, at once enforcing and rewriting theories about this previously unexplored region.
The Challenge of Mars Exploration
Sep. 13 & 14
The remarkable success of the Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, gave impetus to the development of an even more capable spacecraft: The Mars Science Laboratory.
Herschel Opens Up the Cool Universe
Oct. 11 & 12
This talk will present some of the highlights of Herschel observations and describe how they are changing our picture of how new stars and planets form.
Exploring New Worlds with the Dawn Mission
Nov. 8 & 9
Upon completing Dawn's investigation at Vesta in July 2012, we will have a powerful new dataset to understand the formation and evolution of a building block of the terrestrial planets.
GRAIL Unwraps the Moon
Dec. 6 & 7
The Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory lunar mission has completed its primary period of scientific observations and obtained unprecedented results on the global gravitational field of the Moon.